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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-932-7161
Fax 613-932-5121
Primary Contact Geraldine (Dina) McGowan, Executive Director; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Carol Anne Maloney, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Barbara Petepiece, Chairperson
Address & Map
101 Second St W
Cornwall, ON K6J 1G4
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Physical Access Not Accessible ; Can be assessed and/or study at home if necessary. Depending on training there is one accessible training room.
Description & Services
Description (Service) Literacy/essential skills instruction * provides adults with training in reading, writing, math, and computer skills to help learners get the needed skills to find or keep a job, go on to further education, or increase their independence, enter into apprenticeship * the main focus is on unemployed adults; however, it is also open to employed Ontarians who need to improve their literacy skills in order to maintain or upgrade their work skills * educational/literacy assessments
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Cornwall ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Individuals 19 years and older (some exceptions may apply), out of school and lacking the literacy skills necessary to find and keep a job or to meet everyday needs * must be able to demonstrate progress * learners may participate in one-on-one tutoring sessions and/or small/large groups depending on learning needs as determined at the time of assessment. Agency specializes in vocational training.
Application Call the office to schedule an appointment for eligibility screening
Languages English
Fees None
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1986
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Grants - when available
Date Updated 28 May 2019
Service Categories Adult Literacy Programs ; Career Counselling ; Family Literacy Programs

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